Summer Gardening with Kids

Home and Garden Expert, Larry Pfarr says it’s not too late to start a garden this summer. He Stopped by with tips on how to get growing and get your kids involved, too.

Tips for Summer Gardening with Kids

  • Keep outdoor garden space for kids small
  • Personalize the space and make a sign with their name on it
  • Give them ownership of the space
  • Use a yardstick to record plant growth

Plants You Can Still Grow

  • Sunflowers
  • Zinnias
  • Marigolds
  • Lettuce
  • Peas

Create a Theme Garden

  • Salsa garden
  • Pizza garden
  • Butterfly Garden

Summer Gardening Projects for Kids
1. Customize Garden Container
a. Paint their name on it with flowers
b. Use a large 10″ Container for Outdoor Use
c. Fill with annual flowers

2. Moss Turtle
a. Fill Moss Turtle with outdoor succulents which are less expensive

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